Attorney R. Andrew “Andy” Rodriguez

Attorney R. Andrew Rodriguez

San Antonio, Texas

Fax: (210) 298-6000

Biography Summary

Attorney R. Andrew “Andy” Rodriguez received his bachelor’s degree with honors from Texas Christian University in 1992. Mr. Rodriguez received his law degree in 1996 from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law where he was a merit scholarship recipient.

Andrew Rodriguez is a respected lawyer with extensive experience representing clients in personal injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice cases. Attorney Rodriguez has been recognized by the publication Texas Lawyer in the annual Top Verdicts and Settlements for his work in obtaining one of the top personal injury or medical malpractice settlements or verdicts in Texas in 1999, 2002, 2010, 2013-2017. These cases included Evans v. Children’s Medical Center (1999), Mays v. Palestine Principal Healthcare  (2002), Mulder v. Venture Transport, et al.  (2010, truck accident case), Menchaca v. NTE I Houston LLC dba Cosmic Jump (2016), Opel v. Native Oilfield Services (2016, truck accident case), Rodriguez v. Brandt (2017, truck accident case).

Mr. Rodriguez has been named to the Texas Super Lawyers list by Thomson Reuters and published by Texas Monthly from 2015-2019. This distinction is limited to no more than 5% of attorneys in Texas. He has also been named to the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Texas list from in 2014-2017; this list is by invitation only and is comprised of premier trial attorneys in each state. Mr. Rodriguez has also been voted one of San Antonio’s best lawyers in the areas of personal injury or medical malpractice in the annual survey of attorneys conducted by S.A. Scene from 2011-2019.

Attorney Andrew Rodriguez is admitted to the State Bar of Texas. He has also been admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern and Western Districts of Texas. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the American Association for Justice, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association (Director 2017, 2018, 2019), the San Antonio Bar Association, the San Antonio Bar Foundation (Fellow), and the San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association (Director 2014, Vice President 2015, President-Elect 2016, President 2017).

Education

Attorney Andrew Rodriguez attended Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas where he graduated with honors and was a recipient of various scholarships. During his junior year, he served as an intern in the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., Civil Fraud Section assisting in the litigation of cases involving financial fraud against the federal government. Mr. Rodriguez attended Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law as a Merit Scholarship recipient. During college and law school, he worked part-time for a prominent personal injury litigation law firm in Fort Worth, Texas.

Professional Recognitions

  • 2019 – Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2019 – Best of 2019 Lawyers, SA Scene Magazine
  • 2019 – AVVO Superb Rated Attorney
  • 2018 – Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2018 – Best of 2018 Lawyers, SA Scene Magazine
  • 2018 – AVVO Superb Rated Attorney
  • 2017 – Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2017 – Best of 2017 Lawyers, SA Scene Magazine
  • 2017 – Texas Lawyer’s Top Verdicts and Settlements
  • 2017 – National Trial Lawyers Top 100 (Texas)
  • 2017 – AVVO Superb Rated Attorney
  • 2016 – Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2016 – Best of 2016 Lawyers, SA Scene Magazine
  • 2016 – Texas Lawyer’s Top Verdicts and Settlements
  • 2016 – National Trial Lawyers Top 100 (Texas)
  • 2016 – AVVO Superb Rated Attorney
  • 2015 – Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2015 – Best of 2015 Lawyers, SA Scene Magazine
  • 2015 – Texas Lawyer’s Top Verdicts and Settlements
  • 2015 – National Trial Lawyers Top 100 (Texas)
  • 2015 – AVVO Superb Rated Attorney
  • 2014 – Best of 2014 Lawyers, SA Scene Magazine
  • 2014 – Texas Lawyer’s Top Verdicts and Settlements
  • 2014 – National Trial Lawyers Top 100 (Texas)
  • 2014 – AVVO Superb Rated Attorney
  • 2013 – Best of 2013 Lawyers, SA Scene Magazine
  • 2013 – Texas Lawyer’s Top Verdicts and Settlements
  • 2012 – Best of 2012 Lawyers, SA Scene Magazine
  • 2012 – Texas Lawyer’s Top Verdicts and Settlements
  • 2011 – Best of 2011 Lawyers, SA Scene Magazine
  • 2011 – Texas Lawyer’s Top Verdicts and Settlements
  • 2009 – Best of 2009 Lawyers, SA Scene Magazine
  • 2007 – Best of 2009 Lawyers, SA Scene Magazine
  • 2002 – Texas Lawyer’s Top Verdicts and Settlements
  • 1999 – Texas Lawyer’s Top Verdicts and Settlements

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Association for Justice
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association (Director 2017-2019)
  • San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association (President 2017)
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • San Antonio Bar Foundation
  • Mexican American Bar Association

Publications & Events

  • 2018 – “Healthcare Liability Claims: When Intentional Conduct, Fraud, and Negligence Collide,” San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association Monthly CLE
  • 2017 – “Litigating Traumatic Brain Injury Cases: An Overview,” State Bar of Texas Advanced Personal Injury Law Course
  • 2017 – Moderator, Do’s and Don’ts in Bexar County Civil District Courts, Judge Panel, San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association Annual CLE
  • 2016 – “Trial Preparation,” Panelist, San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association Legal Staff CLE

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